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Trending: More Homebuyers Are Building Custom Due to Low Inventory

With limited listings, those looking for their dream home are getting creative and going custom.


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Less Is More: Five Reasons People Love Tiny Houses

Come see for yourself what makes them special at the Center for Architecture Sarasota’s Tiny House Exhibition.


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Architecture Is Art

The city’s treasures affirm the importance of appreciating and preserving architectural art.


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An Education in Sarasota Architecture

A new exhibit showcases the history of local architecture.


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Take a Look at This Curvy New Vacation Retreat on Longboat Key

The way it takes advantage of water views—with a long-distance view of Sarasota Bay to the north and an intimate view of the mangroves to the east—gives one the feeling of floating.

01/08/2021 By Ilene Denton


Solstice Architects Wins Two Awards from AIA Tampa Bay

The firm's Element House won AIA Tampa Bay's first-ever sustainability award; its Rosemary Square project won a merit award for excellence in design.

11/13/2020 By Staff

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Designing Interiors: Carl Abbott in Conversation

Join Kathy Bush, of Sarasota’s “Home Resource,” and architect Carl Abbott, FAIA as they discuss some of their most memorable joint projects.


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In Conversation: Carl Abbott and Michael Saunders

Two longtime innovators in Sarasota share their thoughts on the power and appeal of modern design.


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Take a Walk on the MOD Side!

SarasotaMOD Weekend’s “Gulf and Gardens” self-guided walking tours on Lido Shores allow visitors to soak up some of the area’s most scenic landscapes, structures, and Gulf views.


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SarasotaMOD Weekend to Honor Architect Carl Abbott, November 6–8

Now in its seventh year, Sarasota Architectural Foundation’s annual three-day architectural festival will feature new tours, new exhibitions and new experiences. Tickets go on sale September 28, 2020.


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The Butterfield House Joins 3 Iconic Modernist Homes on North Siesta Key

Sarasota School of Architecture enthusiasts have one more reason to look to north Siesta Key’s Bayou Louise neigh-borhood as a hotbed of modern architecture.

09/24/2020 By Ilene Denton

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Take a Look at This Huge Yacht-Inspired Home Going Up Near Lido Beach

If you've been out to Lido recently, there's no way you haven't seen this project.

09/11/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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Apex-Studio Suarez Rebrands as Suarez Architecture

The studio is also celebrating its 10th anniversary.

10/03/2019 By Staff

"His Name is Plymouth Harbor"

For Architect Frank Folsom Smith, the 1966 Plymouth Harbor Retirement Center Was the Project of a Lifetime

Smith is the Grand Old Man of Sarasota architecture.

09/30/2019 By Robert Plunket


I.M. Pei Left His Mark on Sarasota

The architect, who passed away this week at age 102, designed the dormitories at New College of Florida.

05/17/2019 By Megan McDonald


Hive Architects’ Principals Receive the University of Florida 2019 Young Architects Design Award

This award recognizes a UF alumnus who has graduated within the previous 20 years and made significant design contributions in the architecture profession.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff


Architect Jonathan Rameau Opens Sarasota Office

Rameau says he sees an opportunity to contribute to urban design that will encourage residents to participate in the environment around them.

04/04/2019 Photography by Staff


Iconic Sarasota Home Named to National Register of Historic Places

Architect Paul Rudolph’s internationally acclaimed Umbrella House recently earned the honor.

03/29/2019 By Staff


New Program Aims to Encourage Historic Preservation in Newtown

Property owners interested in making improvements or restorations to their buildings could be eligible for a portion of $200,000 in funding.

03/27/2019 By Staff